Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge Opus 10 Benjamin Britten
The Carnoustie and District Youth Brass Band was formed in April 2008. The band is made up of young people from the county of Angus in the North East of Scotland and
All of the brass players are pupils of the conductor Michael Robertson. The band has gone from strength to strength taking the title of the best British Youth Brass Band in Great Britain for the last two years.
Enter the Galaxies was written by Paul Lovatt-Cooper and takes its inspiration from the fantastic space exploration man has experienced during the last century. Featuring the band’s solo horn player, it is a vibrant and exciting work. Dundonnell is the final movement in a larger work entitled Hymn of the Highlands. Its opening rousing theme leads on to an exciting fanfare followed by a highly technical faster section and finishes with the theme from the beautiful hymn Highland Cathedral.
Musical Director: Michael Robertson
Assistant Conductor: Ann Ness
Age range of performers: 12-21
Enter the Galaxies by Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Dundonnell from Hymn of the Highlands by Philip Sparke
Flanfayre by Stephen Deazley